The children of the workers who died in Turkey's biggest mining accident visited their fathers’ graves on the anniversary of their death on May 13.
Some 301 miners died after a mine collapsed in the Soma district of the Aegean town of Manisa on May 13, 2014.
Families wore personal protective equipment as they visited the graves of their loved ones on the sixth anniversary of the Soma Disaster.
The children of the deceased miners left carnations by their fathers’ tombstones. Some left drawings they had made.
Five-year-old Ravza Çal visited her father's grave along with her 11-year-old sister.
She left a drawing of two big hearts and flowers by her father’s grave, she said.
Çal and her sister's father Kamil Çal was 33 when he died.
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